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Mystery Methane from Los Angeles?
May 16, 2013 | CIRES - University of Colorado at Boulder

Exactly where the extra methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, is coming from in Los Angeles has finally been identified. [...] The research explains why the estimates of methane given off by various sources are 35 percent lower than the levels that have actually been measured in the atmosphere.


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